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Old 2011-05-10, 21:56   #8
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Originally Posted by Batalov View Post
FWIW, it is easy to confuse a dumb and clever design.

-- Example! (in voice of Julius and Vincent from Pulp Fiction)
In Win calc, try typing 2+3*5 =>
you will get 17 in scientific mode, but 25 in standard mode.
Is that dumb? Not necessarily!
Scientific mode has operator precedence by default??? Can't see that in Help. Since I don't trust non-RPN grouping, I've always used = and (), so never encountered that before.
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